At the Y, we believe in the power of inspired young people. A community not-for-profit organisation with 17 million participations annually across Australia. 8,000 staff and volunteers serve at more than 150 locations every day. We partner with government and private capital to deliver programs and services that include community recreation, adventure, and stadium sports, camping, learn to swim, children's programs, early learning, youth services, retirement living, disability services, and social enterprises.
About the Centre
The YMCA has been engaged by Moreland City Council to work together to deliver the vision of an Active Moreland for the entire Moreland community.
Brunswick Baths is one of six Active Moreland sites with a strong membership base carrying over to the swimming lessons. The centre consists of a heated 50 metre outdoor pool, Program Pool, spa, sauna, steam room, splash park & Toddler pool, fully equipped gymnasium, group fitness rooms, and training zones and crèche.
Key Elements of the Role
The Teacher in Charge (TIC) at Brunswick Baths will be committed to quality customer service, safety and the pursuit of excellence in the YMCA Swimming Lessons Program. The position requires an energetic and responsible person who can maintain a complete knowledge of all aspects of teaching swimming and water safety.
They will provide leadership to the Swimming Teachers through training, mentoring and supervision. They will also have strong communication skills which enable them to communicate well with parents, students, swim teachers and management.
Brunswick Baths are looking for applicants with extensive experience in Aquatic Education and Water Safety. The successful applicant will also be:
- Friendly, positive, approachable and helpful,
- Strong and valuable team player
- Up to date knowledge of swimming techniques and practices
- Efficient customer service, friendly mannerism, punctual and committed to shifts.
- Available to work flexible hours including evening and weekends.
- All applicants will undergo an extensive screening process prior to appointment
YMCA, including Boards of Directors, is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in accordance with our Safeguarding Children and Young People framework. YMCA requires that all applicants undergo satisfactory screening prior to commencement, including but not limited to
- Austswim Teacher of Swimming and Water Safety or equivalent
- Austswim Teacher of Infant and Preschool Aquatics
- Senior First Aid
- A national criminal history check;
- An international criminal history check where applicants have worked overseas
- Holding or obtaining a Working with Children Clearance/ equivalent in accordance with state/ territory laws;
- ACF Safeguarding Children and Young People Certificate (completion online prior to commencement)
- Two reference checks.
- Austswim Teacher of Access and Inclusion
- Austswim Teacher Towards Competitive Strokes
- Bronze Coaching License
Any successfully appointed applicant will be required to adhere to the Safeguarding Children and Young People framework, which includes a thorough safeguarding children and young people induction and committing to upholding the safety and wellbeing of children and young people throughout their engagement with YMCA.